Iowa Primary Turnout Tops 350-K

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(Des Moines, IA) -- A lot of Iowans voted in Tuesday's primary elections. The Iowa Secretary of State's Office says more than 356-thousand Iowans participated, the second largest number since 1994.

More than 73,000 Iowans voted absentee, which is the second highest total for a primary election in state history.

The unofficial turnout by political party was 195,355 Republicans and 156,589 Democrats.

This morning, Secretary Pate’s office selected a random precinct in all 99 counties for conducting a post-election audit. County officials will hand count every ballot in that precinct to ensure the totals match the number compiled by the vote tabulators.

 You can view the unofficial results for every county at this link.


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